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6 magnitude earthquake hits country

News Desk || risingbd.com

Published: 08:36, 26 November 2021   Update: 09:28, 26 November 2021
6 magnitude earthquake hits country

An earthquake, with a magnitude 6, struck different places of the country including the capital Dhaka at about 5:45 a.m. on Friday.

Tremors were felt in Dhaka, Chattogram, Noakhali, Khulna, Brahmanbaria, Bagerhat, Tangail, Rangamati, Rangpur and Kurigram districts, correspondents confirmed the news.

The epicentre was at a depth of 42km in Hakha area of Myanmar.

According to United States Geological Survey (USGS) website, the earthquake was a ‘long shake’ for about 41 seconds in most parts where the effects were felt.

No information of damage and causalities was reported yet.

 

NH/Mukul